Cardiologists

Prof Jonathan Skinner

MB ChB, DCH, MRCP(UK), FRACP, FCSANZ, FHRS, MD

THG Central Auckland Clinic

Prof Jonathan Skinner

Professor Jon Skinner joined the Auckland Heart group in 2014. He is a paediatric cardiologist/electrophysiologist at Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, and Honorary Professor at Auckland University Department of Child Health. He runs the national arrhythmia service for children and adults with congenital heart disease. He chairs the Cardiac Inherited Diseases Group which runs the NZ national inherited heart disease registry and multidisciplinary investigative service of young sudden unexplained death. Jon has authored over 130 peer-reviewed scientific articles, with a focus on cardiac ion channelopathies such as long QT syndrome, together with a textbook and several chapters in various medical texts.

He qualified in medicine in the UK and trained in paediatric cardiology in Newcastle, Birmingham and Bristol. He was trained in cardiac electrophysiology and catheter ablation of arrhythmias in Hamburg, Germany under Professor Karl Heinz Kuch and Dr. Joachim Hebe, and has performed catheter ablations in Auckland since 1998 with a focus on children, youth and adults with congenital heart disease. He introduced 3D mapping to Auckland, and cryoablation of arrhythmias to New Zealand in 2008.

Contact

Please contact Jonathan's secretary, Jillian
THG: 09 623 1020
Email: jillianm@theheartgroup.co.nz